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Reticular Activator. We all have one but we’re not always aware of it. So what is it? defines the reticular activator as your first line of defense against being overwhelmed by stimuli. It’s your reticular activator that decides what will get into your awareness, what you will notic...
Friends of mine are getting one of their investment properties ready to go on the market. I visited the house today to review color and finishing choices, hardware, and other improvements. The stain on the hardwood flooring looks great, the wall colors are cool and soothing, the flow of colors an...
  With our competitive market, multiple offers are becoming the norm, especially with houses that are priced according to the comparables, are in great condition, and are located where the buyers want to be. So, when a recent listing went on market and multiple offers were presented, I got the th...
After filling up my car with gas this morning, the pump failed to print out a receipt. I walked into the small shop and asked the attendant for a copy of it. He smiled a warm smile and said that only pump numbers 3, 5, and 6 had broken printers. If I avoided those in the future, I’d always get a ...
  The New Castle County Board of REALTORS® has purchased a block of tickets and we'd LOVE to have you join us for a night of fun. If you've never been to a minor league baseball game, you're in for a treat! There's fun for everyone, entertainment including Rocky Bluewinkle and Mr. Celery, and fir...
Talking with a few friends the other day, the topic of ear worms came up. As all three of us are or have been Girl Scout leaders, a lot of the songs that get stuck in our heads are ones we’ve sung with our girls at camp. Some are songs from our children’s younger days.My friend, Chris, said that ...
Aggrandize - v. to make greater or to make to appear greaterWhen the Japanese mend broken pottery, they aggrandize the crack by filling it with gold. The damage suffered has given the piece history so they give that flaw added beauty when they repair it, yet do not hide where the flaw occurred.Th...
 Every month, our office holds a “Gratitude Lunch” which is a chance for the Realtors, staff, and affiliates who office with us to enjoy lunch together in the office, plus we say Happy Birthday to any who have a birthday that month. We make up a calendar for the year with themes for each month, a...
For any of my fellow Realtors® who’ve been going through MLS upgrades, website redesigns, or any other technological challenges, I can sympathize and my advice is… hang in there! Better yet, surround yourself with people in the know, take a class to upgrade your skills, and don’t be afraid of cha...
At a leadership training I attended this week, the presenter, Steve Francks who is the CEO of the Washington Association of Realtors®, discussed the importance of transparency. While the training was for Board members of the Delaware Assocation of Realtors® and the county associations within our ...

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